Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1947
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 13th, 14th, 15th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 0; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresD Hendren, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 382/7 (Bartlett 6*, Griffith 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 399/4 (Tompkin 162*, Prentice 5*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgelbw b Jackson11     
HW Parksc Jackson b Riddington111     
DS Sheppardlbw b Jackson0     
J Langridgec Lester b Walsh105     
G Coxc Walsh b Sperry91     
RG Staintonc Chapman b Walsh16     
C Oakesc Riddington b Sperry27     
*HT Bartlettlbw b Walsh19     
+SC Griffithb Walsh24     
JK Nyest Corrall b Walsh1     
JH Cornfordnot out0     
Extras(12 b, 5 lb)17
Total(all out, 156.2 overs)422
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-22, 3-225, 4-253, 5-305, 6-374, 7-375, 8-417, 9-421, 10-422 (156.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry33   10902--
Jackson48   141072--
Lester20   2340--
Riddington19   2481--
Prentice4   0120--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc Stainton b Oakes65     
A Riddingtonlbw b Oakes72     
GS Watsonc JG Langridge b J Langridge63     
M Tompkinlbw b Oakes163  241 
VE Jacksonc JG Langridge b Oakes18     
FT Prenticelbw b Cornford45     
G Lesterrun out26     
TA Chapmanc Bartlett b Oakes33     
JE Walshb Cox29     
+P Corrallnot out5     
J Sperryc Parks b Oakes14     
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 153.3 overs)547
Fall of wickets:
1-142, 2-147, 3-310, 4-375, 5-400, 6-441, 7-476, 8-525, 9-529, 10-547 (153.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye19   1880--
Cornford16   1641--
Cox24   8521--
J Langridge37   6991--
JG Langridge3   0220--
Bartlett1   020--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgenot out121     
HW Parkslbw b Lester55     
DS Sheppardlbw b Lester2     
J Langridgelbw b Lester2     
G Coxc Corrall b Sperry38     
RG Staintonlbw b Prentice0     
C Oakesnot out7     
*HT Bartlettdid not bat      
+SC Griffithdid not bat      
JK Nyedid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(34 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)36
Total(5 wickets, 77 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-141, 2-151, 3-153, 4-233, 5-238
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry13   3361--
Riddington9   2160--
Jackson8   4100--
Walsh16   1640--
Lester20   6513--
Prentice8   0311--
Chapman2   060--
Tompkin1   0110--

--> DS Sheppard made his debut in first-class matches
--> DS Sheppard made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RG Stainton made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RG Stainton made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J Langridge (1) passed 19000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 64
--> G Cox (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> M Tompkin (1) passed his previous highest score of 101 in County Championship matches
--> M Tompkin (1) passed his previous highest score of 135 in first-class matches
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> JE Walsh reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> JH Cornford reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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